Bayelsa PDP denies defections, says party intact

The Peoples Democratic Party in Bayelsa State, has denied report that more of its members are planning to dump the party for the opposition All Progressives Congress. The party said a socio-political group, Bayelsa Great House, had recently said the former chairman of the PDP in the state, Col.

Police man dies, 90 wounded in Ukraine parliament clashes

A 25-year-old Ukrainian National Guard officer died on Monday after being shot in the heart in clashes between protesters and police outside parliament, officials said. "He died on the operating table," a spokeswoman for the National Guard, Svitlana Pavlovska, told AFP. Interior ministry advisor Anton Gerashchenko said the victim was

Eight Android phones for first time users

If you are new to Android and want to test the waters to see what manufacturers on the platform have to offer, here are eight (8) Android smartphones that offer value for money in various ways. Each stands out in a different way from the others, but all provide good

Buhari congratulates D’Tigers

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the national men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, on their victory over Angola in Sunday’s final of the FIBA Africa Basketball Championship in Tunisia. The post Buhari congratulates D’Tigers appeared first on Vanguard News.

MAJU Presents Its “La Sorella” Campaign

Womenswear brand, MAJU, is back with it a new campaign and this time around the brand serves a double dose of chicness with its La Sorella Campaign. Gaining inspiration from duos – sisters & friends alike who are typically in tune with each other’s style, the campaign complements pairs as

Syria’s Palmyra Temple Of Bel Damaged By ISIS

Islamic State (ISIS) militants have destroyed the ancient Syrian site of Palmyra, activists and witnesses considered it the most important part of the temple.The extent of the damage to the 2,000-year-old temple of Bel is not clear but local residents have described being shaken by a large explosion.

Our appointments not based on tribes, faith – SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, on Monday said contrary to the belief of many, his appointment and those of some other appointees of President Muhammadu Buhari were not based on their tribes or religion.

Drinking Water Reduces Chances Of Kidney Stone Formation – Subramanian

Recently, some experts from Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India were in Nigeria to train our doctors on specialized surgeries. One of them, Dr Narasimhan Subramanian, a consultant urologist, spoke to WINIFRED OGBEBO and VICTOR OKEKE on the urology specialty and everything relating to it. 

President, WCO To Champion Vision Care For Children

The newly inaugurated president of the World Council of Optometry, Dr Uduak Christabel Odom, has pledged to champion vision care for children across the world and also ensure that they have eye care before they enter school. Towards this end, she also urged the federal government to ensure regulation to

A Peek Into the Life Of…Head of a Non-Profit Organisation – Jennifer Mairo Akporehe

We made a call for BellaNaija readers to be a part of a new exciting feature, titled ‘A Peek Into The Life Of‘ which the Features Team has been working on. {Click here if you missed it} We’ve been very excited by the feedback we’ve received and we’re happy with the submissions we’ve

African Tribe ‘Raise’ Effigies Of Dead Children As If They Are Alive

 Benin's Fon tribe crafts wooden dolls when their small children die, which they believe possess the child's spirit and have the divine power to bring the family good or bad luck, depending on how well they are treated. Pictured, Hounyoga, whose twins died in infancy  Many of the dolls also attend

Boko Haram Now in Lagos, Enugu –DSS

The Department of State Services has arrested 20 suspected Boko Haram commanders in Lagos, Kano, Enugu, Plateau and Gombe states. The suspects, who were arrested between July 8 and August 25, 2015, include the masterminds of the suicide attacks in Potiskum, Kano, Zaria, and Jos.